Cartridge World, one of the world’s leading eco-friendly retailers of printer cartridge recharging services, has opened the sixth franchisee store in Kolkata, which was launched by Dr. Debesh Das, Honourable MIC, Dept. of IT, Government of West Bengal. The size of the store is 600 square feet
Dr. Debesh Das also distributed saplings to the Laketown Cultural Organisation which will be planted in the Children’s Park and local area as part of the event and to reinforce Cartridge World’s commitment of helping to save the environment.
The store will offer all printer-related needs under one roof will services including recharging inkjet cartridges and laser cartridges – both backed with money back warranty, printer repairs and free customer education on cartridge care. The store will also stock original inkjet & laser cartridges, high quality speciality paper, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) printers and other office supplies.
“Cartridge World has a strong presence in all the major Indian cities. At Cartridge World the slowdown has catalysed our growth process. Even the staunchest ‘OEM only’ user is now ready to give us a chance as cost cutting becomes imperative. The presence of a globally established brand which offers guaranteed service helps them take this first step more reassuringly,” said Naveen Rakhecha – CEO – South Asia, Cartridge World.
He further said, “After the Lake Town store we are set to launch our 7th store in Kolkata located at Kasba in the first week of January 2010 and 3 to 4 more stores in the coming year.”
Cartridge World has chalked out aggressive expansion plans for the Indian sub-continent. Apart from spreading its wings in the Tier II and Tier III cities in India, the company also has plans to launch stores in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal. It plans to take its tally of franchisee stores to approximately 250 across the Indian sub-continent over the next 2 to 3 years.
— IndiaRetailing Bureau